Laurie-Anne Sayles

March 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Gaithersburg Rechaza Petición de Convertir la Oficina de Identity en Propiedad Histórica

El Ayuntamiento de Gaithersburg votó por unanimidad para rechazar una petición de la Comisión del Distrito Histórico (HDC) de la ciudad, el lunes por la noche. La petición habría allanado el camino para designar la propiedad ubicada en el 414 East Diamond Avenue como una propiedad histórica. Después de que el personal de la ciudad […]

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March 16, 2021 | Rebecca Baldwin

Gaithersburg Nonprofit Focused on Latino and Underserved Youth Fights Historic Designation

The Gaithersburg City Council voted unanimously to deny a petition from the city’s Historic District Commission (HDC) Monday evening. The petition would have paved the way to designate 414 East Diamond Avenue a historic property. After staff recommended the city not move forward with historic designation, the HDC voted differently to send a petition to […]

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December 8, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Gaithersburg Councilwoman Receives Leadership Award from National League of Cities

The National League of Cities (NLC) announced Laurie-Anne Sayles, a Gaithersburg city council member, as the recipient of its 2020 leadership award. The honor recognizes a local elected leader who has been pivotal in serving as a role model for future female leaders. One of NLC’s five constituency groups, the Women in Municipal Government, presented […]

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February 19, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Future Plans for Lakeforest Mall Still on Hold

Gaithersburg councilmembers reluctantly agreed Tuesday to give WRS Inc. Real Estate Investments another three months to negotiate with the anchor stores at Lakeforest Mall before moving forward with a yearlong study of how best to use the land. WRS, which owns the mall, originally was given 150 days to work out a plan in which […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on Instagram Dozens of people came out to Olney Manor Recreational Park on Tuesday night to rally […]

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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Council Approves Plan to Build Wawa

The City of Gaithersburg’s council has approved plans to build a 5,000 square foot Wawa store across from Gaithersburg High School, on a 1.83-acre site at 405 S. Frederick Ave. This would be the first ever Wawa in Montgomery County. Several Gaithersburg residents testified at a hearing in August and expressed opposition to the plan, […]

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November 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Councilmember Voted to National League of Cities Board of Directors

Gaithersburg City Council Member Laurie-Anne Sayles was elected to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors and will play a key role in guiding the nation’s largest and most representative membership and advocacy organization for city officials. She was elected to a two-year term by NLC’s membership at the group’s annual business meeting […]

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June 4, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Luxury Living Redefined in Gaithersburg

If you have been wondering what they have been building behind Life Time Athletic, across from the RIO in Gaithersburg, you don’t have to wonder any longer. Camden Washingtonian is now open and they have an array of amenities and have redefined luxury living. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Camden Washingtonian and celebrated […]

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January 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

One of the First Medical Cannabis Dispensaries is Now Open in Gaithersburg

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) supported Herbology and celebrated the grand opening of one of the first medical cannabis dispensary’s in Gaithersburg by conducting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, January 17. They are located at 106 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. The company’s executive management is composed of a group of highly skilled business […]

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November 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Gaithersburg Election Results Unchanged

The certified results from Gaithersburg’s election Tuesday did not change the outcome. Laurie-Anne Sayles remains the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s election, followed by incumbent Michael Sesma, according to results released by the city’s Board of Elections Supervisors. Both vied for two spots on the city council. Incumbent Yvette Monroe and newcomer Jim McNulty were defeated. […]

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